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" His legs bestrid the ocean : his rear'd arm Crested the world: * his voice was propertied As all the tuned spheres, and that to friends; But when he meant to quail' and shake the orb, He was as rattling thunder. "
The works of William Shakspere. Knight's Cabinet ed., with additional notes - Page 337
by William Shakespeare - 1856
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Selected Poems

William Shakespeare - Poetry - 1995 - 128 pages
...which kept their course and lighted The little O, th' earth. His legs bestrid the ocean: his reared arm Crested the world: his voice was propertied As...rattling thunder. For his bounty, There was no winter in't: an autumn 'twas That grew the more by reaping: his delights Were dolphin-like, they showed his...
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 865 pages
...enters to placate her, but she has no patience for him either, and instead offers a panegyric to Antony: His legs bestrid the ocean, his rear'd arm Crested...rattling thunder. For his bounty, There was no winter in't; an [autumn] it was That grew the more by reaping. His delights Were dolphin-like, they show'd...
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Classical, Renaissance, and Postmodernist Acts of the Imagination: Essays ...

O. B. Hardison, Arthur F. Kinney - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 304 pages
...almost as far beyond ours as their experiences. Cleopatra describes to Dolabella her dream of Antony: His legs bestrid the ocean, his rear'd arm Crested...rattling thunder. For his bounty, There was no winter in't: an autumn it was That grew the more by reaping. His delights Were dolphin-like, they show'd his...
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Shakespeare's Theory of Drama

Pauline Kiernan - Drama - 1998 - 232 pages
...kept their course, and lighted The little O, the earth. Dolabella. Most sovereign creature, Cleopatra. His legs bestrid the ocean, his rear'd arm Crested...rattling thunder. For his bounty, There was no winter in't: an autumn 'twas That grew the more by reaping: his delights Were dolphin-like, they show'd his...
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Shakespearean Tragedy and Gender

Shirley Nelson Garner, Madelon Sprengnether - Drama - 1996 - 326 pages
...speech, she wishfully constructs for herself her "man of men": His legs bestrid the ocean: his reared arm Crested the world: his voice was propertied As...rattling thunder. For his bounty, There was no winter in't: an autumn 'twas That grew the more by reaping. . . . (5.2.83-88) Here Antony becomes the kind...
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Largesse

Jean Starobinski - Art - 1997 - 211 pages
...and therein stuck A sun and moon, which kept their course, and lighted The little O, the earth. DOL. Most sovereign creature,— CLEO. His legs bestrid...For his bounty, There was no winter in 't; an autumn 'twas That grew the more by reaping: his delights Were dolphin-like; they show'd his back above The...
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The Plays of Christopher Marlowe and George Peele: Rhetoric and Renaissance ...

Brian B. Ritchie - Drama - 1999 - 358 pages
...the power of human love which acts to transform the mundane: His legs bestrid the ocean; his reared arm Crested the world. His voice was propertied As...rattling thunder. For his bounty, There was no winter in't; an autumn 'twas, That grew the more by reaping. His delights Were dolphin-like; they showed his...
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The Plays of Christopher Marlowe and George Peele: Rhetoric and Renaissance ...

Brian B. Ritchie - Drama - 1999 - 358 pages
...the power of human love which acts to transform the mundane: His legs bestrid the ocean; his reared arm Crested the world. His voice was propertied As...rattling thunder. For his bounty, There was no winter in't; an autumn 'twas, That grew the more by reaping. His delights Were dolphin-like; they showed his...
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Shakespeare's Twenty-First Century Economics: The Morality of Love and Money

Frederick Turner - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 232 pages
...her evocation of the endless circle of productiveness: . . . His legs bestrid the ocean: his reared arm Crested the world: his voice was propertied As...rattling thunder. For his bounty, There was no winter in't: an autumn 'twas That grew the more by reaping. . . . (V.ii.79) What Cleopatra claims for Antony...
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The Plays of Christopher Marlowe and George Peele: Rhetoric and Renaissance ...

Brian B. Ritchie - Drama - 1999 - 358 pages
...aets to transform the mundane: His legs hestrid the oeean: his reared arm Crested the world. His voiee was propertied As all the tuned spheres, and that...rattling thunder. For his bounty. There was no winter in't; an autumn 'twas. That grew the more by reaping. His delights Were dolphin-like; they showed his...
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